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Add 45/2 and 5/9

1st number: 22 1/2, 2nd number: 5/9

45/2 + 5/9 is 415/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 9 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 9 = 18,
    45/2 = 45 × 9/2 × 9 = 405/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,
    5/9 = 5 × 2/9 × 2 = 10/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    405/18 + 10/18 = 405 + 10/18 = 415/18
  5. So, 45/2 + 5/9 = 415/18
    In mixed form: 231/18

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